Students in the mission operations center at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics in Colorado communicate with a satellite.

Aerospace America: Tracking cubesats at CU Boulder

May 3, 2020

Students love their cubesats, except maybe when they lose contact with one in the first days after launch because the team hasn’t yet nailed down its orbital track. Cubesats are often reacquired, but not without frayed nerves and lost experiment time. Amanda Miller spoke to researchers who think they can...

Kristine Larson

Larson joins the ranks of the National Academy of Sciences

April 28, 2020

This week, the National Academy of Sciences announced that it had elected a CU Boulder researcher at the forefront of GPS science to its prestigious membership. Kristine Larson will join more than 140 other United States-based and international scientists receiving this recognition in 2020. The honor is often considered one...

Jade Morton

Morton earns 2020 IEEE Kershner award

April 28, 2020

Professor Jade Morton is receiving a 2020 Richard B. Kershner award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The honor was established in 1986 and is given every two years to recognize outstanding achievement of an individual who have made a substantial contribution to the technology of navigation and...

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Virtual Tour of CU Aerospace Engineering Sciences

April 1, 2020

As we practice distancing for the greater good, we also want to stay connected and be available to our students, both prospective and admitted. We might be far from you, but we’re still here to connect. Whether you're celebrating acceptance or just interested in exploring Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences, check...

COSMO CubeSat

WIRED: The Search for the Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping

April 1, 2020

Wired Magazine is exploring a national competition challenging scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder and around the country to innovate on how we map Earth's constantly shifting...

Aerial photo of campus.

Smead Aerospace No. 6 in public graduate program rankings

March 17, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science moved up three places in this year’s U.S. News and World Reports Best Graduate Schools rankings , coming in at No. 14 among public institutions and No. 27 overall. Three engineering degree programs ranked in the top 10 public programs, and four more...

George Born

Late professor George Born inducted into state’s Space Heroes Hall of Fame

March 3, 2020

Former University of Colorado Boulder professor George Born was inducted into the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Born, who died in January 2016, was an aerospace engineer and founder of CU’s Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research. “Dr. George Born tremendously impacted Colorado’s space economy,” said Kathleen Vinson,...

Rendering of the CSSWE CubeSat in orbit.

CU Boulder a leading CubeSat launcher

Feb. 4, 2020

Up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's (another) University of Colorado Boulder CubeSat! CU Boulder's role as a major force in cube satellites is being highlighted by Bryce Space and Technology, a space research and consulting firm. According to...

George Born

Space Foundation announces CU Boulder inductee to Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame

Jan. 14, 2020

George Born has been announced as a 2020 inductee into the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame. The Space Foundation announced the posthumous induction of Born, who was a professor of aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder for three decades and founded the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics...

Dennis Akos and Allie Anderson

Akos, Anderson named 2020 Research & Innovation Office Faculty Fellows

Dec. 2, 2019

The Research & Innovation Office has announced the 2020 RIO Faculty Fellows , which is comprised of 13 of CU Boulder’s most promising faculty. Two members of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences were named to the program: Professor Dennis Akos and Assistant Professor Allie Anderson...

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